Brain Scans -- Groks Science Show 2012-12-19
, Dorothy Bishop
, brain scan
, functional magnetic imaging
, computed tomagraphy
Now, more than ever, scientists are able to use brain scanning technology to study a living, functioning, human brain. But what can scientists learn by doing so, and how can they avoid the Four Horsemen of the Brainscanpocalypse? Dr. Dorothy Bishop joins us to talk about the potential, and potential problems, of studies involving fMRI or other brain scanning techniques.